With one more Western Athletic Conference basketball game under their belts than defending champion Dodge City, the Great Bend Lady Panthers have the early lead in the conference standings with a 2-0 record.
After losing in its season opener on Dec. 3 at Wichita East High School, 57-53, Dodge City has won five straight games heading into tonight's Western Athletic Conference matchup with Great Bend.
Look who's sitting alone at the top of the early-season Western Athletic Conference girls' basketball standings.
The game clock was melting, and sole possession of the early lead in the Western Athletic Conference boys' basketball standings was at stake.
Great Bend High School opens Western Athletic Conference home action tonight, entertaining a longtime rival in Hays at Panther Gymnasium.
CLAFLIN - The high school basketball game between the Claflin Wildcats and the Macksville Mustangs Friday night was very much a tale of two halves.
CLAFLIN - Going into the game Friday night, both the Claflin High School girls' basketball team and the Macksville Lady Mustangs had something to defend.
LARNED - The Dodge City girls' basketball team is the defending Western Athletic Conference champion and fourth-place finishers at the Class 6A state tournament in Emporia last March.
GARDEN CITY - Practice your free throws. Every day.
GARDEN CITY - Finally.
Great Bend High School embarks on Western Athletic Conference-opening play tonight, when the Panthers travel out west to take on Garden City.
Winter is here, the new year has begun and that can only mean one thing: it's high school bowling season again.
McPHERSON - The Great Bend High School girls' basketball team had its moments while taking on Class 5A No. 7-ranked McPherson Tuesday night at The Roundhouse.
CENTRAL PRAIRIE LEAGUE
NEWTON – The Hanover Wildcats will have images of Layne Bieberle dancing in their heads.
NEWTON – The battle of Claflin High classmates swung Victoria High's way.
NEWTON - The Hanover Wildcat offense will be a challenge for the Central Plains Oiler defense in Saturday's Eight-Man I state championship game at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Fischer Field.
By JIM MISUNAS
KANSAS STATE PLAYOFFS
KANSAS STATE PLAYOFFS
NESS CITY - Central Plains football coach Chris Steiner and Ness City coach Chris Bamberger were side-by-side talking about the weather at the Central Prairie League meeting this week.
ST. JOHN - St. John High School basketball all-stater Dean Wade signed his letter of intent with Kansas State University Wednesday. Wade has led St. John to back-to-back state basketball championships.
Great Bend High School's Jayce Brack signed a letter of intent to throw for the Kansas State University track team. When asked what was going through his mind from the time he received the acceptance letter to when he made it all final and it became a reality he said, "It felt good to finally make it official. I've grown up a Kansas State fan and really love the atmosphere at Kansas State and Manhattan. A lot of schools always talk about family but Kansas State is a school that genuinely has a family atmosphere. I was just ...
By Jim Misunas
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